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Expandable guide sheath and apparatus and methods using such sheaths

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WO2003090834A3
WO2003090834A3 PCT/US2003/013024 US0313024W WO2003090834A3 WO 2003090834 A3 WO2003090834 A3 WO 2003090834A3 US 0313024 W US0313024 W US 0313024W WO 2003090834 A3 WO2003090834 A3 WO 2003090834A3
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sheath
lumen
body
condition
expandable
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PCT/US2003/013024
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French (fr)
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WO2003090834A2 (en )
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Christian Scott Eversull
Stephen Arie Leeflang
David John Miller
Nicholas J Mourlas
Asha Shrinivas Nayak
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Univ Leland Stanford Junior
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Abstract

Apparatus and methods are provided for accessing body lumens and/or for delivering instruments into body lumens, e.g., vessels within a patient's vasculature. A flexible sheath (20) is provided that is expandable from a contracted condition to an enlarged condition wherein the sheath at least partially defines a lumen therein. The sheath is lubricious and has a relatively thin wall, thereby providing a collapsible/expandable guide for delivering fluids and/or instruments through tortuous anatomy and/or into relatively narrow passages. The sheath is advanced from an entry site to a body lumen in the contracted condition. Once the sheath reaches a target body lumen, the sheath is expanded to the enlarged condition, thereby defining a lumen within the sheath, and fluids and/or instruments are introduced into the body lumen via the sheath lumen. Upon completing the procedure, the sheath is removed from the body lumen.
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